Silk georgette tiered wedding dress

This wedding dress was made-to-measure at The DSA (Drapery Supply Association), a major Dunedin department store. It was worn by Tui McKinnon for her wedding to Harold Mein Preston on 9 June 1920. The dress features a high Empire waist and tiers of ruffled georgette. The dress is decorated with embroidered netting, metallic ribbon and white ostrich plumes. 

Details

Credit: Images courtesy of Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, PC003279
Copyright: Images © CC BY-NC-ND 4.0
Designer: Unknown
Manufacturing location: George Street, Dunedin
Garment type: Wedding dress
Material: Silk georgette, feather
Features: Tiered dress with embroidered netting, metallic ribbon and white ostrich plumes
Colour: Cream
Date: 1920